Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll, better known as Shakira, is a Colombian singer, songwriter, and actress She was born on 2 February 1977.
She is highly successful and one of the most popular celebrities in the world. Shakira has sold over 85 million records worldwide with a catalog of 145 songs, making her one of the best-selling music artists of all time. She has been dubbed the “Queen of Latin Music”. She is known for her musical variety. Shakira is also well-known for her dancing in music videos and live performances.
She wrote her first poem when she was just four and as a teen she began performing around her town. She also used to start from a very young age. Monica Ariza was the person who introduced her to ‘Sony Colombia executive Ciro Varga. Shakira released her very first album when she was 14 and it was named ‘Magia’.
Hips Don’t Lie” released in February 2006 became Shakira’s first number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100, in addition to reaching number one in over 55 countries. She was the singer of the song ‘Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)’ which featured in the 2010 Fifa Worldcup.
She has kept herself relevant even in this social media age and the short clip of her dancing to the Tiktok sensation song “Jiggle-Jiggle” went extremely viral.
Shakira has received various honors and accolades for her work. She has three Grammy Awards and twelve Latin Grammy Awards, which is the most for a female artist.
|Date of Birth
|2nd February 1977
|Around 120 lbs
Shakira is very successful and has achieved numerous milestones in her career. Her net worth in 2023 is estimated to be around $300 Million.
She is currently single according to reports. She was in a long-term relationship with the Spanish football star Gerard Piqué.In 2022, she ended her 11-year relationship after Piqué allegedly cheated on her.
She has two sons who are named Milan(9) and Sasha(7).
Shakira’s humanitarian and advocacy work is focused on universal education and early childhood development. It focuses on the health, nutrition, and stimulation of preschool children.
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
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